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By Peter Tonguette

initially arriving in Hollywood to pursue an appearing profession, James Bridges went directly to write and direct such renowned motion pictures as The Paper Chase, The China Syndrome and Urban Cowboy. This e-book tells the tale of his existence and profession, helped via new interviews with pals and collaborators; it additionally deals a close research of every of Bridges’ 8 characteristic motion pictures, together with his lesser-known cult classics September 30, 1955 and Mike’s Murder.

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